a. Lottery tickets shall be in such form as the division may prescribe. No ticket shall be sold at a price greater than that fixed by the division nor shall a sale be made by any person other than a licensed lottery sales agent, and a violation of these provisions shall be a misdemeanor, but this shall not be deemed to prevent any person from giving lottery tickets as premiums to customers, employees or other dealing with him.

Terms Used In N.Y. Tax Law 1609

  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of taxation and finance or his or her duly appointed delegate. See N.Y. Tax Law 1602
  • division: means the "division of gaming" as created pursuant to section one hundred two of the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law. See N.Y. Tax Law 1602
  • Lottery: means the lottery operated by the state pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Tax Law 1602

b. 1. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of any other law, rule or regulation, any contract for the printing or purchase of tickets shall only be awarded after bids made on specifications compiled and advertised in the manner provided by law for the advertisement of contracts for the purchase of materials and supplies, by the commissioner of general services and only to the lowest responsible bidder as that term is herein defined.

2. For purposes of this section the term “lowest responsible bidder” shall mean and only include a responsible bidder who

(a) submits a bid which is lower than any other bid and whose production facilities for such tickets are located in this state; or

(b) submits a bid which is the lowest of any bid submitted by a responsible bidder whose production facilities for such tickets are located in this state and which bid does not exceed by more than ten percent the bid of any responsible bidder whose production facilities are located outside the state; or

(c) has located his production facilities for tickets outside the state and submits a bid of which one hundred ten percent of the amount thereof is lower than any bid submitted by any responsible bidder whose production facilities are located in this state and is lower than the bid of any other responsible bidder whose production facilities are not located in this state.